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Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Chemicals Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023-2028)

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  • 150 Pages
  • April 2023
  • Region: Global
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 4514844
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Quick Summary:

In an era where cleanliness and hygiene have become more than a need than ever, the Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Chemicals Market has grabbed significant attention. Our comprehensive market analysis report offers the opportunity for businesses to gain valuable insights into a rapidly growing market that is set to shape our hygiene standards in the years to come.

The report highlights the push from the healthcare and food industry for higher hygiene standards and the potential disruption of bio-based cleaning solutions. With North America championing global dominance in the market due to high awareness, the implications for businesses are vast. The increasing demands for general purpose cleaning products are set to directly impact hospitals, hotels, and offices worldwide – markets that are redefining their hygiene standards.

Purchasing this report will allow you to navigate and forecast potential shifts in this industry, strategically placing your business ahead of competitors and aligning with the rise of hygienic practice in industry and institutions.

The industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals market is projected to register a CAGR of over 7% during the forecast period.

The COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted the market in 2020. However, on the other hand, considering the post-pandemic scenario, as the lockdowns were lifted, the demand for these cleaning chemicals increased significantly, owing to increased awareness regarding better hygiene and cleanliness.

Key Highlights

  • Over the short term, accelerating demand from the healthcare industry and rising demand from the food industry for foodborne illnesses are expected to drive the market’s growth.
  • However, health hazards caused by cleaning chemicals are a key factor anticipated to restrain the growth of the target industry over the forecast period.
  • Nevertheless, the emerging use of bio-based cleaning chemicals will likely create lucrative growth opportunities for the global market soon.
  • North America dominates the global market, owing to high awareness among the population and collective efforts to maintain cleanliness and hygiene.

Industrial & Institutional Cleaning Chemicals Market Trends

Increasing Demand for General Purpose Cleaning Products

  • The general purpose cleaning products are the largest industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals market segment. The products in this segment are mainly used as ware-wash, floor cleaners, etc., at hospitals, hotels, and offices.
  • Most chemicals used in industrial and institutional cleaning are biocides and surfactants.
  • Japan is one of the largest producers of industrial cleaning chemicals due to the availability of raw materials and labor. As per the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the volume of cationic surfactants produced in Japan's chemical sector increased by 5,800 tons (+14.97%) over the previous year. As a result, Japan's output quantity peaked in 2021 at 44,520 tonnes.
  • As cleanliness is a factor that has the highest importance in hospitals and healthcare, the growth of the healthcare industry and the increasing number of new hospitals play a major role in the growth of the cleaning chemicals market.
  • Considering India, there were 157,819 functional sub-centers (SCs), 30,579 primary health centers (PHCs), and 5,951 community health centers (CHCs) in 2021. Of these 156,101 SCs, 25,140 PHCs and 5,481 CHCs were situated in rural areas. Over the years, several PHCs have been upgraded to the level of CHCs in many states, the report states.
  • According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the number of hospitals in China reached 36,570 in 2021 and registered growth when compared to 35,394 in 2020.

North America to Dominate the Market

  • The North American region dominates the global market share. The increasing hospital construction and high awareness among the population regarding the importance of a hygienic environment are some of the factors driving the growth of the regional industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals market.
  • Canada is among the fastest-growing countries in the North America Region, along with the United States and Mexico. As per StatCan, the number of hospital establishments in Canada reached 13,000 as of 2021.
  • Furthermore, industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals are also part of the laundry care segment. The revenue of the United States laundry care segment was valued at USD 14.55 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow in the forecast period.
  • The food and beverage processing industry is one of the major end-user industries of industrial chemicals. Mexico is expected to grow over the forecast period due to the rising trend of eating packaged food, increased standards of living, coupled with increased spending power.
  • The car washes segment stands to be one of the important segments in this market, with the availability of a wide range of products related to cleaning chemicals. The cleaning products are used by both OEMs for use in new vehicles, and after-market for washing vehicles on road. With a rising focus on car care and maintenance, the demand for car washing products has also been increasing in the region.​
  • The demand for automobiles has been increasing over the past few years, positively affecting industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals growth. As per OICA, the United States' total automotive production reached 9,167,214 units in 2021 and registered a growth of 4% when compared to 8,821,026 units in 2020.

Industrial & Institutional Cleaning Chemicals Market Competitor Analysis

The industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals market is consolidated; the major players include (in no particular order) Procter & Gamble, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, BASF SE, Clariant, and 3M, among others.

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Scope of the Study



4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Accelerating Demand from the Healthcare Industry
4.1.2 Rising Demand from Food Industry Owing to Foodborne Illnesses
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Health Hazards Caused by Cleaning Chemicals
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition

5 MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size in Value)
5.1 Raw Material
5.1.1 Chlor-alkali Caustic Soda Soda Ash Chlorine
5.1.2 Surfactants Nonionic Anionic Cationic Amphoteric
5.1.3 Solvents Alcohols Hydrocarbons Chlorinated Ethers
5.1.4 Phosphates
5.1.5 Biocides
5.1.6 Other Raw Materials
5.2 Product Type
5.2.1 General Purpose Cleaners
5.2.2 Disinfectants and Sanitizers
5.2.3 Laundry Care Products
5.2.4 Vehicle Wash Products
5.3 Market Type
5.3.1 Commercial Food Service Retail Laundry and Dry Cleaning Healthcare Car Washes Offices, Hotels, and Lodging
5.3.2 Manufacturing Food and Beverage Processing Fabricated Metal Products Electronic Components Other Manufacturing Market Types
5.4 Geography
5.4.1 Asia-Pacific China India Japan South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.4.2 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.4.3 Europe Germany United Kingdom Italy France Rest of Europe
5.4.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
5.4.5 Middle-East and Africa Saudi Arabia South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa

6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Ranking Analysis
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 3M
6.4.2 Akzo Nobel NV
6.4.3 Albemarle Corporation
6.4.4 BASF SE
6.4.5 Clariant
6.4.6 Croda International PLC
6.4.7 Diversey Holdings Ltd
6.4.8 Eastman Chemical Company
6.4.9 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
6.4.10 Huntsman International LLC
6.4.11 LANXESS
6.4.12 National Chemical Laboratories Inc.
6.4.13 Nouryon
6.4.14 Procter & Gamble
6.4.15 Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
6.4.16 Solvay
6.4.17 Spartan Chemical Company Inc.
6.4.18 Stepan Company
6.4.19 WM Barr
6.4.20 Westlake Chemical Corporation

7.1 Emerging Use of Bio-based Cleaning Chemicals

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • 3M
  • Akzo Nobel NV
  • Albemarle Corporation
  • Clariant
  • Croda International PLC
  • Diversey Holdings Ltd
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Huntsman International LLC
  • National Chemical Laboratories Inc.
  • Nouryon
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
  • Solvay
  • Spartan Chemical Company Inc.
  • Stepan Company
  • WM Barr
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation